Team leader Job Vacancy in Kenya - CAP Youth Empowerment Institute

Position Title: Key Expert: Team leader

Overall responsibility for the advisory package of the contractor

  • Overall responsibility for the advisory package of the contractor.
  • Ensuring the coherence and complimentarity of the services of the contractor with other services delivered by the project in Turkana West, close coordination with the donor.
  • Design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of capacity development measures for local partners
  • Staff management, identifying the need for short-term assignments within the available budget, planning and managing the assignments and supporting local and international experts
  • Responsibility for controlling the use of funds and financial planning in consultation with officers responsible for the commission
  • Planning and steering assignments and supporting local and international short term experts.
  • Identifying the need for short term assignments within the allocated budget.
  • Ensuring monitoring and evaluation procedures are carried out.
  • Regular reporting in accordance with the deadlines
  • Responsible in implementation of all work-packages
  • Supporting officer in charge of the commission in updating/adapting project strategy and in evaluations.
  • Consideration of all cross-cutting themes (e.g. Do-no-harm) and close coordination of activities (Safeguards).

Desired qualifications:

Education/ training:

  • University qualification (equivalent of Master) in social sciences or economics or business administration or similar, relevant field of studies


  • Good business language skills in English and German based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

General professional experience:

  • 10 years of professional experience in the Sustainable Economic Development sector

Specific professional experience:

  • 7 years in technical and vocational education and training (TVET)

Leadership/management experience:

  • 5 years of management/ leadership experience as project team leader or manager in a company

Regional experience:

  • 5 years of experience in projects in Sub Saharan Africa (region), of which 2 years in projects in East Africa

Development Cooperation (DC) experience:

  • 5 years of experience in DC pro-jects


  • 4 years of work experience in fragile contexts ; 4 years of experience in financial management of substantial local subsidies

Our commitment to safeguarding: CAPYEI is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of young persons. CAPYEI expects all and volunteers (m/w) to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to by 15th August 2022. Candidates are required to indicate the position title on the subject line of the email when applying.

Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis.

NB: CAPYEI DOES NOT charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process